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Reviewed by:Tweet Twacey
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Posted on:8/20/09 2:33 AM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 4 people   
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mccune.megan said... (9/8/14 12:42 PM) Reply
I am in the middle of making this costume, and I am so glad to hear that someone else struggled with the pants! That part of the pattern is incredibly confusing and the pictures are basically worthless. I ended up with the same awkward slit - I may add some hidden velcro or something else to disguise it. Thanks for your review!!
JEF said... (8/21/09 8:17 AM) Reply
Gorgeous! He is SO lucky to have you.
svetlana said... (8/20/09 6:44 AM) Reply
I have made this pattern before. I made your version once and the other doublet twice. I admit that the first time I made the pants it took a little while to figure them out, but now they are my favorites. Interestingly enough, each young man I made them for initially put the pants on backwards. If I make them again this year, I will try to take pictures during construction to detail putting the pants together. There are not many men's renaissance patterns out there so I am likely to be doing that. Just have to see who hires me this year.
jilly cooper said... (8/20/09 3:37 AM) Reply
looks very professional and stunning.
Peter in NYC said... (8/20/09 3:05 AM) Reply
Wow, that is a beautiful costume!
 
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